Barley Pilaf

Barley is a cereal grain and has been grown as a crop for over 8,000 years! It contains 8 essential amino acids, B vitamins, and minerals such as magnesium, phosphorus, iron, and zinc, making each grain kernel a nutrition powerhouse.

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Serves8 (1/2 cup each)
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  1. Place a medium pan over medium heat; add vegetable oil, onion and celery. Cook, stirring often until onion is soft.
  2. Add bell pepper, mushrooms and barley. Stir well.
  3. Add water and bouillon. Stir to dissolve bouillon. Bring to a boil, lower heat, and cover pan.
  4. Cook for 45 minutes or until barley is tender and liquid is absorbed.

Recipe Tips

This can be used as a side dish or a stuffing for pork chops or chicken. Or add 2 cups of any chopped cooked meat during the last fifteen minutes of cooking and serve as a main dish meal.

Nutrition Facts
Barley Pilaf
Amount Per Serving (1/2 cup eachg)
Calories 126 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 75mg 3%
Potassium 229mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 24g 8%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 2g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 3%
Vitamin C 25%
Vitamin D0%
Calcium 2%
Iron 6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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